Days Set Up
Tuesday, Friday
Analytic Time

4 hours

MiChart Code
Carbamazepine Level, Free
Soft Order Code
FCBZN

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Tegretol
Tegretol, Protein Free
FCBZN
Free Tegretol
Free Carbamazepine

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

LC-MS/MS

Test Usage

Monitor therapeutic drug level.

Reference Range

Therapeutic 1 - 3 mcg/mL. Toxic: Greater than 3.5 mcg/mL.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect blood in a red top tube.

Collection Offsite

Collect blood in a red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
3 mL serum
Minimum Volume
1 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
80157
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
3433-0

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.